Making a will is important, but it's also just as vital to keep it updated. Many estate planning experts advise people to evaluate their will at least every few years and more often when changes occur. You can always make a new will entirely or you can also use a codicil to update your will. Find out more about using a codicil by reading below. What is a Codicil? People have been writing down what they want to happen with their property after they pass away for a very long time.
17 February 2023
Your first time in front of a judge after an arrest is often at the arraignment. This meeting is routine and quick, but it's also very important. If you or a loved one has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI), you should know what to expect at the arraignment. Read on to find out. When Is the Arraignment? This brief appearance may be held a few hours after your arrest.
16 November 2022
When it comes to criminal legal defense, many people give up too early. They may do this because they fear the resources of the state, they don't trust the courts to believe defendants, or they are flat-out convinced they must be guilty if the cops charged them. If you ask a criminal justice attorney, though, you'll usually hear plenty of reasons why you should at least push the case a bit.
8 August 2022
Domestic violence is a grievous criminal offense that can earn you a jail term. Besides a jail sentence, this crime can rob you of the right to live or visit your kids and spouse. For these reasons, it's prudent to understand what the charges entail and what you can do to avoid a conviction. A battery lawyer is quite invaluable when faced with such a criminal charge. They will ensure that you avoid mistakes that could aggravate the situation.
26 April 2022
People can use emotional, physical, economic, or reputational factors to cause various types of injury. Physical injuries can come in the form of accidents, emotional injuries in the form of verbal abuse and harassment, and economic injuries in the form of losses due to theft or fraud. If you or your loved one is injured in any of these ways, a lawyer can help you file a lawsuit against the responsible individuals.
10 January 2022
Changes are sure to happen when divorce occurs. One major way couples signal the end of the relationship is by moving out and no longer living under a single roof. That, however, is only the beginning of the changes that can be expected in regard to your living arrangements. For more to consider, read on. Are You Abandoning Your Home? While it can vary from case to case, some of those who leave the family home may not be likely to ever reside there again.
20 September 2021
Drug charges may not seem especially serious at first, but it is possible that these charges can grow with time. Ultimately, you could end up facing serious charges you never expected to face — including felony charges. So, how can you defend yourself against serious charges associated with drugs? These are the techniques your drug crime lawyer may try to use. Short-Term or Momentary Possession It is possible that you will use momentary possession as a defense against the charges.
29 June 2021